Asked Dec 23, 2019

An ice cube is placed in a glass of water. What happens to the level of the water as the ice melts?


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The Ice cubes float in water because ice is less dense than water. When ice floats in water it
displaces some water in the glass with weight equal to the weight of the ice as per
Archimedes’ principle. When ice melts it adds some water to the glass with weight equal...

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